Shiok Meats inks MOU with Singapore Polytechnic for food innovation in the cell-based meat sector  

     Shiok Meats, the world’s first cell-based crustacean meat company based in Singapore, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore Polytechnic (SP) to jointly advance food innovation, research, and training in the cell-based meat and seafood sector.This is the first ever MO...Read more

Syngenta launches ToBRFV resistant variety of Tomato  

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds announced the launch of its first commercial Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) resistant variety, available in early 2021. The new variety will be released in areas where growers face severe disease pressure from the virus and will support against crop losses.   “The Sy...Read more

Captiva Verde Land Corp. reports the highest outdoor Cannabis harvest with THC and terpene values

 Captiva Verde Land Corp. , has announced that Solargram Farms Corporation ("Solargram"), a holder of a Federal Health Canada License to cultivate, test, harvest and sell cannabis, has successfully completed its first large scale cannabis outdoor farm harvest with record THC and terpene results.   Firs...Read more

Centre for Civil Society hosts webinar on “The Role of Agri-businesses in Doubling Farmers Income”  

  Centre for Civil Society, renowned public policy think tank organised a webinar on “The Role of Agri-businesses in Doubling Farmers Income” which saw the participation from  Anand Chandra, Executive Director- Arya Collateral, a leading post-harvest warehousing and financial solutions compa...Read more

Bayer partners with BigHaat for last mile delivery of agri-inputs

Bangalore-based Bayer CropScience Limited has recently signed a partnership with BigHaat, a leading agri-input e-commerce platform to enable last-mile delivery of Bayer’s seeds and crop protection products directly to farmer’s doorsteps. The partnership will support farmers in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana...Read more

Praj Industries, Leafiniti Bioenergy collaborates for first pressmud to CBG plant in Karnataka  

     Dharmendra Pradhan,Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG) and Steel, GOI, laid the foundation stone for the first pressmud to Compressed Biogas (CBG) project in Karnataka. Praj Industries will deploy its RenGasTM technology for the project being set up by Leafiniti Bioenergy. T...Read more

Agritech start up Simply Fresh receives ‘Telangana Best Brand Award’  

    Hyderabad based agritech start up Simply Fresh, has been awarded the ‘Telangana Best Brand’ award by CMO Asia ‘2020. The award was presented at a virtual felicitation ceremony. The awards recognize, identify, and celebrate outstanding brand building & marketing initiatives by ...Read more

Syngenta AG completed a successful EUR 100 Mn tap of its existing EUR 800 Mn Eurobond  

    Syngenta Group has announced that Syngenta AG completed a successful EUR 100 million tap of its existing EUR 800 million Eurobond, announced on 8 April and issued in three tranches on 16 April 2020, 24 April 2020 and 19 October 2020, bringing the total size of the bond to EUR 900 million. Its matur...Read more

Hydroponic farming to take root in India

Hyderabad-based Plantaerie innovates the most simplified hydroponics systems for 21st-century people to grow clean and fresh food with minimal natural resources of water and land, along with Singapore-based Farm2Hope, has recently organized a two-day AgriTech Festival on November 27 and November 28 2020 on hydropo...Read more

Ag Ministry launches Honey FPOs by NAFED

The Honey FPO Programme of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited. (NAFED) was inaugurated by Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar. The inauguration programme was hosted online and attended by the new Honey FPOs, farmers and FPOs from various part...Read more

Punjab Agrivarsity  to start food industry business incubation center  

 The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) will establish Food Industry Business Incubation Centre at Abohar in Punjab to impart training and provide incubation facilities to farmers as well as entrepreneurs in agro-processing and value addition. The development was disclosed by Dr Poonam A Sachdev, Head, Depa...Read more

Deepak Nitrite receives Forbes Asia Best Under Billion Top 200

Deepak Nitrite Limited (DNL), one of India's leading chemical intermediates company has recently received Forbes Asia Best Under Billion Top 200 Award. To celebrate the success of these 200 Best Under A Billion companies, Forbes Asia Best Under A Billion Virtual Forum and Awards Ceremony was held on ...Read more